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James Ball

James Ball

    Gamers spook world of spycraft
    Gamers spook world of spycraft
    To the United States's National Security Agency (NSA) analyst writing a briefing to his superiors, the situation was clear: their current...
    WTF, NSA? Tech giants vent spy fury
    WTF, NSA? Tech giants vent spy fury
    Google and Yahoo!, two of the world's biggest technology companies, reacted angrily to a report this week that the United States's National...
    Marks & Spencer accused of Amazonian tax-dodging acrobatics
    Marks & Spencer accused of Amazonian tax-dodging acrobatics
    Marks & Spencer has become the latest in a string of British companies to face criticism from tax campaigners over the way it structures its...
    Is WikiLeaks still relevant?
    Is WikiLeaks still relevant?
    How do you top releasing 250 000 confidential US diplomatic cables? In WikiLeaks's case, by releasing over 1.7-million, as it is with its...
    How much about you is online?
    How much about you is online?
    To state the obvious briefly, the internet giants are seriously big: Google is not only the world's largest search engine, it is also one of the...
    WikiLeaks releases first batch of hacked Stratfor emails
    WikiLeaks releases first batch of hacked Stratfor emails
    WikiLeaks has released the first 200 of a cache of 5m emails obtained from the servers of Stratfor, a US-based intelligence firm.
    UK blocked arms sale to Swaziland
    UK blocked arms sale to Swaziland
    Britain blocked a $60-million sale of helicopters, armoured cars and machine guns to Swaziland, fearing the weapons could end up in Iran or be used...